Language - Punjabi
Language at a glance: Punjabi
- In 2011 there were 21,538 people in New South Wales who spoke Punjabi.
- There was a 107.6% increase in the number of people who spoke Punjabi since 2006 (from 10,373).
- 42.0% of the population who spoke Punjabi arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
- There were more men who spoke Punjabi (12,148) than women (9,389).
- 21.9% of the population who spoke Punjabi were children (under 19 years of age), 61.3% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 16.8% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).
About language: Punjabi
|Language - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size|
|Language - Punjabi||2011||2006||Change|
|Area||Number||Punjabi %||Number||Punjabi %||2006 to 2011|
|Coffs Harbour City||916||1.3||649||1.0||+267||3|
|The Hills Shire||975||0.6||694||0.4||+281||9|
|New South Wales||21,538||0.3||10,373||0.2||+11,165||40|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.